~~~~~~~~~~~~~Special Upcoming Event~~~~~~~~~~~~

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young’s Valentine’s Day 2020
Shop Local for Love Popup Market 

Friday, February 14, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
City Hall Rotunda, 100 N. Holliday Street, 1st Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202

Buy your Valentine's Day gift this year at City Hall and support your local retailers, artisans and manufacturers!

Vendors to-date include (but not limited to):

Ama Scents
Baked in Baltimore
Black Acres Coffee
Chianti's Charm City Chocolates
Connie’s Chicken & Waffles
Cuples Tea House
Custom Jewelry
Cuzin Kelly’s Cookies
Deedle’s Mini Donuts
Dreadz N Headz
Julia Belle
Latrell’s Flowers, LLC
Natasha’s Just Brittle
Selene by KGP
Tasty Treats by Shardè
Vegan Soul
Verde Beads
Wight Tea Company

This event is FREE and Open to the public!

Photo ID required to enter City Hall*

*No large backpacks, book bags or non-transparent bags allowed*

For more information, call 410-396-3818.

Governor's Office of
Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs 

invites you to reserve a seat for our upcoming

Technical Training Classroom

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Governor's Coordinating Offices
First Floor Training Room B
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032 

Diverse Business Group

State Procurement 101

10 a.m. - 12 noon

New to state contracting? Start at the beginning. This class is for small businesses that have little or no knowledge of the state procurement process. We'll focus on common procurement terminology, examine how the state contracting arena operates, and provide resources to help you determine if pursuing work in the public sector would be beneficial to your company.

Who should attend? Small business owners who want to assess the state contracting arena and gain a better understanding of the procurement process.

This class is being presented by Alison Tavik, Director of Communications and Outreach, Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs.

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Perfecting Your Capability Statement

2 - 4 p.m.

Are you interested in improving your capability statement? A powerful Capability Statement contains specific sections and language and succinctly describes exactly what a decision-maker needs to know about the contractor. Learn what must be included and how to make your Capability Statement stand out in the crowd.

Who should attend? Small, minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses interested in competing in the state, local, or federal government contracting arena.

This class will be presented by Ms. Gloria Larkin, President & CEO of TargetGov.

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What you need to know:

There is no cost to attend.
Seating is limited and advance registration is required.
Be prepared to take notes.
Free parking and guest WiFi are available on-site.
Photo ID is required upon entry to the building.
Café on premises (electronic payment only).


 E-News Brief from the Mayor's Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Featured Upcoming Events~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Save the Date!!!
Manufacturing Innovation HUB Artificial Intelligence Symposium and Ribbon Cutting hosted by Mid-Atlantic Region Minority Business Development Agency
(MBDA) Advanced Manufacturing Center – Baltimore
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Morgan State University Student Center  4307 Hillen Road, Baltimore, MD 21251.
Enter at the University Chapel and proceed along the driveway to the Student Center.

For more information contact:

Save the Date!!!  
Money Power Day 2020 hosted by CASH Campaign of Maryland
Saturday, March 28, 2020
 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute 1400 W. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21209

Money Power Day is the Baltimore region’s largest financial fitness fair! Every year, more than 50 organizations are represented; serving 1,000 attendees at each annual.

For more information, click here

To register, click here


A FREE event connecting business owners and lenders, including:

- Local, state, and federal funding resource presentations

- Financial "Speed Dating" - Businesses will have 5 minutes to discuss their funding needs with lenders and determine if a 'second date' is desirable.

- Counseling services for start-up and early growth phases

Registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided. To reserve your ticket, please contact Traves White at 410-638-3059 or

Eventbrite Link

Date and Time
Thu, March 12, 2020
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT

Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road
Edgewood Hall
Bel Air, MD 21015

Laborers Needed for Construction Clean Up!!!!

Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking qualified laborers to join its Construction Clean-up Crew for construction projects throughout Baltimore City. Prior construction experience is helpful but not required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Baltimore City
  • Must have the strength and endurance to lift heavy debris (50 pounds)
  • Must have the desire and drive to work
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening (upon application and randomly)
  • Criminal Backgrounds considered on an individual basis
  • Two forms of valid ID (Social Security Card and State photo ID/Birth Certificate/or Green Card)
  • 1 Year's experience as a laborer is needed.

Please complete our on-line application in order to be contacted for an interview.

Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c) 4 non-profit organization. 1325 Bedford Avenue, Suite 5941; Pikesville, MD 21208

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